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Climate peaceful for Vesak celebrations - Army Commander

Sri Lanka, May 17 -- A peaceful environment and security will be provided for everyone to enjoy their Vesak and to celebrate the tenth year of the end of terrorism in peace without overstepping the la... Read More


Concluding terrorist investigations, a top priority: PM

Sri Lanka, May 17 -- Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday told the heads of the United National Party (UNP) Communications Wing that they should focus on how to contribute to the speedy concl... Read More


Govt. unveils tourism concessions to spur investor interest

Sri Lanka, May 10 -- The government is set to introduce several concessions to restore the country's beleaguered travel and tourism industry, which is experiencing heavy cancellations after the Easter... Read More


SLFP, SLPP alliance talks shift to national security

Sri Lanka, May 10 -- The high-ups of the Sri Lanka Podu Peramuna (SLPP) and the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP)-led United People's Freedom Alliance met at Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapksa's official... Read More


PNB seizes Crystal meth worth Rs 43 million

Sri Lanka, May 8 -- The Police Narcotics Bureau (PNB) seized a stock of narcotic drug known as Ice, with a street value of over Rs 43.5 million from a local in Mabole, Wattala who arrived from Chennai... Read More


Senathirajah denies he called on Govt to beef up military security

Sri Lanka, May 4 -- Tamil National Alliance MP Mavai Senathirajah said he did not ask the government to beef up military security in the Northern Province following Easter Sunday bombings. Senathiraj... Read More


National and int'l cooperation essential to combat current terrorism - PM

Sri Lanka, May 1 -- Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday said in a statement that the current threat of terrorism posed on the country could be defeated only through vigorous national and Int... Read More


Bomb gear, suicide kit, seven suspects arrested in Ampara

Sri Lanka, April 27 -- Police and Armed Forces had recovered a set of clothing similar to the ones worn by the suicide bombers, the screen suspected to be the one seen in the video, over 150 gelignite... Read More


Rs. 3.3 bn worth heroin haul seized off Trinco coast : Five suspects arrested

Sri Lanka, April 23 -- The Sri Lanka Navy seized 275 kilogrammes of heroin with a street value of almost Rs.3,300 million (Rs.3.3 billion) from a boat off the Trincomalee coast yesterday morning. The ... Read More


Ravi blames delay in Uma Oya project for power cuts

Sri Lanka, April 19 -- Recent power cuts experienced across the country, which led to chaos, loss of revenue, and financial damage, were mainly due to the delay in implementation of the Uma Oya projec... Read More